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Minsky, Marvin 1927-2016

Works: 194 works in 615 publications in 10 languages and 9,770 library holdings
Genres: Forecasts  Fiction  Science fiction  Educational films  Interviews  Drama  Ethnographic films  Documentary-style films  Documentary films  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Interviewee
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Marvin Minsky
The society of mind by Marvin Minsky( Book )

65 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authority on artificial intelligence introduces a theory that explores the workings of the human mind and the mysteries of thought
Perceptrons : an introduction to computational geometry by Marvin Minsky( Book )

57 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computing Methodologies -- Artificial Intelligence
Robotics by Marvin Minsky( Book )

17 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of articles by world authorities on new developments in artificial intelligence research and the new generation of robots now being developed. Also contemplates what life will be like with intelligent androids
Computation: finite and infinite machines by Marvin Minsky( Book )

40 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in 4 languages and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emotion machine : commonsense thinking, artificial intelligence, and the future of the human mind by Marvin Minsky( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In [this book, the author] shows why we should expand our ideas about thinking and how thinking itself might change in the future. [This book] explains how our minds work, how they progress from simple kinds of thought to more complex forms that enable us to reflect on ourselves -- what most people refer to as consciousness, or self-awareness. Unlike other broad theories of the mind, this book proceeds in a step-by-step fashion that draws on detailed and specific examples. It shows that thinking -- even higher-level thinking -- can be broken down into a series of specific actions. From emotional states to goals and attachments and on to consciousness and awareness of self, we can understand the process of thinking in all its intricacy. And once we understand thinking, we can build machines -- artificial intelligences -- that can assist with our thinking, machines that can follow the same thinking patterns that we follow and that can think as we do. These humanlike thinking machines would also be emotion machines -- just as we are.-Dust jacket
Semantic information processing by Marvin Minsky( Book )

42 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SIR: a computer program for semantic information retrieval; Natural language input for a computer problem solving system; Semantic memory; A program for the solution of geometric-analogy intelligence test questions; A deductive question answering system; Programs with common sense; Descriptive languages and problem solving; Matter, mind, and models
The Turing option : a novel by Harry Harrison( Book )

27 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's foremost authority on artificial intelligence is shot by terrorists, and it is up to a brilliant surgeon to reconstruct the scientist's brain using the research he pioneered
La societe de l'esprit by Marvin Minsky( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in French and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour Minsky le cerveau ne serait qu'une somme de composants imparfaits, chacun doté d'une fonction déterminée que l'on sait aujourd'hui localiser, détruire ou exciter. Chaque composant -- que Minsky appelle agent -- ne peut faire à lui seul qu'une chose simple, qui n'exige ni esprit ni pensée. Pourtant, lorsqu'ils sont reliés entre eux, tous ces composants du cerveau constituent une sorte de société; ce sont les relations complexes à l'intérieur de cette société qui forment ce que l'on appelle l'esprit
Artificial intelligence by Marvin Minsky( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artificial Intelligence by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Minsky has become known as the father of artificial intelligence. He has labored long and hard to design and develop thinking machines. In doing so, he has sought to fathom how that intricate piece of machinery and genius, the human brain, actually works
Great minds of science by Various Authors( Recording )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From astronomy to viruses, you'll find their narratives full of genius, personal insight and enlightenment. A tribute to mankind's ingenuity and boundless curiosity
Intelligent systems( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove discusses artificial intelligence and the nature of expert computer systems with four experts
Berechnung endliche und unendliche Maschinen by Marvin Minsky( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marvin Minsky : the society of mind( )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in German and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains animated graphics, over 100 minutes of archival QuickTime video, and Minsky's theories about how the mind works
Engines of creation by K. Eric Drexler( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: This brilliant work heralds the new age of nanotechnology, which will give us thorough and inexpensive control of the structure of matter. Drexler examines the enormous implications of these developments for medicine, the economy, and the environment, and makes astounding yet well-founded projections for the future
Theory of neural-analog reinforcement systems and its application to the brain-model problem by Marvin Minsky( )

9 editions published between 1953 and 1977 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A framework for representing knowledge by Marvin Minsky( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1979 in English and Russian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a partial theory of thinking, combining a number of classical and modern concepts from psychology, linguistics, and AI. Whenever one encounters a new situation (or makes a substantial change in one's viewpoint) he selects from memory a structure called a frame, a remembered framework to be adopted to fit reality by changing details as necessary. A frame is a data-structure for representing a stereotyped situation, like being in a certain kind of living room, or going to a child's birthday party. Attached to each frame are several kinds of information. Some of this information is about how to use the frame. Some is about what one can expect to happen next. Some is about what to do if these expectations are not confirmed. The "top levels" of a frame are fixed, and represent things that are always true about the supposed situation. The lower levels have many "slots" that must be filled by specific instances or data. Collections of related frames are linked together into frame-systems. The effects of important actions are mirrored by transformations between the frames of a system. These are used to make certain kinds of calculations economical, to represent changes of emphasis and attention and to account for effectiveness of "imagery". In Vision, the different frames of a system describe the scene from different viewpoints, and the transformations between one frame and another represent the effects of moving from place to place. Other kinds of frame-systems can represent actions, cause-effect relations, or changes in conceptual viewpoint. The paper applies the frame-system idea also to problems of linguistic understanding: memory, acquisition and retrieval of knowledge, and a variety of ways to reason by analogy and jump to conclusions based on partial similarity matching
La máquina de las emociones : sentido común, inteligencia artificial y el futuro de la mente humana by Marvin Minsky( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chi no gyakuten( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little by little = petit à petit by Jean Rouch( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This programme is about a revolution that could take the 21st Century by storm. A revolution in the way things are made, atom by atom and molecule by molecule. A revolution in making tiny robotic machines that are a hundred times smaller than bacteria. The buzzword is nanotechnology. What does it mean? A nanometer is a billionth of a metre. On the same scale a ping-pong ball is about a billionth the size of the earth. So nanotechnology is about the microscopically small. It is about knowing how to manipulate individual atoms and molecules to make everything from pharmaceuticals, materials and electronic devices to nanobots. This programme serves as a beginner's guide to a revolution whose outcome no one can predict
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The society of mind
Perceptrons : an introduction to computational geometryThe emotion machine : commonsense thinking, artificial intelligence, and the future of the human mindThe Turing option : a novelGreat minds of scienceEngines of creationLa máquina de las emociones : sentido común, inteligencia artificial y el futuro de la mente humanaObservación de la ciencia
Alternative Names
Marvin Lee Minsky

Marvin Minski

Marvin Minsky

Marvin Minsky American cognitive scientist

Marvin Minsky americký kognitívny vedec a informatik

Marvin Minsky americký vědec zabývající se umělou inteligencí

Marvin Minsky Amerikaans wiskundige

Marvin Minsky amerikai tudós

Marvin Minsky Amerikansk forskare

Marvin Minsky amerikansk informatikar og matematikar

Marvin Minsky amerikansk informatiker og matematiker

Marvin Minsky informatico e scienziato statunitense

Marvin Minsky scientifique américain

Marvin Minsky uczony amerykański, specjalista sztucznej inteligencji

Marvin Minsky US-amerikanischer Forscher auf dem Gebiet der Künstlichen Intelligenz

Mārvins Minskis

Marvinus Minsky

Minskij, M.

Minskij, M. 1927-2016

Minsky Marvin

Minsky, Marvin 1927-

Minsky Marvin 1927-2016

Minsky Marvin L.

Minsky, Marvin L. 1927-2016

Minsky , Marvin Lee

Minsky, Marvin Lee 1927-

Minsky, Marvin Lee 1927-2016

Minsky, Marvin (Marvin L.), 1927-

Марвин Мински

Марвин Мински американски учен

Марвин Минский

Марвин Минский американски учёный, исследователь искусственного интеллекта

Марвін Мінський

Марвін Мінський американський вчений, дослідник штучного інтелекту

Мински М. Ли

Мински М. Ли 1927-

Минский М.

Минский М. Ли

Минский М. Ли 1927-

מינסקי, מרוין, 1927-2016

מרווין מינסקי

مارفن مينسكي

ماروین مینسکی ریاضی‌دان و دانشمند علوم کامپیوتر آمریکایی

মার্ভিন মিন্সকি

മാർവിൻ മിൻസ്കി

มาร์วิน มินสกี

마빈 민스키

マービン・ミンスキー Cognitive Science

ミンスキー, M

ミンスキー, マービン


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